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More help for domestic abuse victims 

This White Ribbon Day, Wandsworth Council announces:

  • An increase in domestic abuse staff to ensure survivors get the help they need, when they need it.
  • Renewed commitment to act on a pledge to make Wandsworth safe for women and girls
25 Nov 22
 

New scrappage scheme will benefit those most in need

The Leader of Wandsworth Council, Simon Hogg, has today welcomed the news by the Mayor of London that as part of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expansion he is introducing a scrappage scheme to support residents on lower incomes, as well as businesses and charities.

25 Nov 22

Dick Wittington visits Wandsworth’s Civic Suite this Christmas

Join Dick Wittington and his cat this Christmas as the popular panto comes Wandsworth’s Civic Suite on December 10. 

25 Nov 22

New Commission to support Cost of Living response

As part of its commitment to help residents through the Cost of Living crisis, Wandsworth Council has set up an independent Cost of Living Commission

23 Nov 22

Food up 14 per cent and £5,000 extra on your mortgage: How the Cost of Living crisis has hit Wandsworth

Rising food, fuel, energy and mortgage costs are just some of the reasons why the council’s Cost of Living support is so vitally needed for residents, new figures have revealed.

24 Nov 22

Top grade for Wandsworth’s work to tackle climate change

  • Wandsworth the only inner-London borough, to receive an A grade for climate action from CDP in 2022.
  • A-list cities take twice as many climate mitigation and adaptation measures as non A-listers
  • Rating comes as borough reveals scope of upcoming work to reduce emissions
17 Nov 22

Lime Bikes causing obstructions have been seized

Wandsworth Council has today (Friday) started seizing Lime Bikes that are blocking pavements across the borough.

18 Nov 22

Children enjoying safer journeys to and from school thanks to latest School Streets roll-out

Thousands more children in Wandsworth are set to enjoy safer journeys to and from school with a major expansion of the council's network of School Streets.

16 Nov 22

Check your risk of developing diabetes

In Wandsworth 23,000 residents in Wandsworth are estimated to be living with diabetes – many without realising it.  Many others are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. 

17 Nov 22

Wandsworth Council awards grants for community groups to provide cost of living support  

  • Extra help for vulnerable people struggling with the cost of living this winter  
  • Money will support community programmes, including help with getting enough to eat  
  • Part of a £5m cost of living support package from Wandsworth Council – believed to be the biggest cost of living response in London  

  

15 Nov 22

Wandsworth Warm Spaces offer sanctuary as cost-of-living crisis bites

  • Local people offered sanctuary from cold as fuel bills soar
  • Libraries and community spaces offer warm welcome to those in need
  • Hot drinks, food and range of activities to support families
  • For children under 5 and their families, children’s centres will be available
  • Interactive map shows your nearest warm space
11 Nov 22

Borough sets out bold new Walking and Cycling Strategy to deliver safer and more sustainable travel

Safer streets for pedestrians and cyclists, reduced car usage and an improved public realm are at the heart of the council’s new Walking and Cycling Strategy. It is an integral part of the borough’s Future Streets initiative which aims to transform Wandsworth so that a Year 6 child can walk or cycle to school without encountering any road danger.

09 Nov 22

Hear about the “life-changing” work of our Occupational Therapy team

Wandsworth Council is supporting Occupational Therapy Week by raising awareness of the vital work that all our Occupational Therapists do.

11 Nov 22

Future Streets: Wandsworth’s ambitious plans for cleaner, greener, safer travel

Wandsworth Council has announced Future Streets, a new far-reaching package of cleaner, greener and safer travel options.

04 Nov 22

Wandsworth Warm Spaces offer sanctuary as cost-of-living crisis bites

  • Local people offered sanctuary from cold as fuel bills soar
  • Libraries and community spaces offer warm welcome to those in need
  • Hot drinks, food and range of activities to support families
  • For children under 5 and their families, children’s centres will be available
  • Interactive map shows your nearest warm space
11 Nov 22

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